Each day, MLB.com selects one player from each game whose performance stands out:
Madison Bumgarner | Giants 2, Dodgers 1
Bumgarner allowed just four singles and struck out 10 over eight shutout innings to outduel Clayton Kershaw and help the Giants return to first place in the NL West.
Hurling eight innings of one-run ball against a potential postseason opponent, Dempster had arguably his best start with Texas while fanning six.
Brian Duensing | Twins 7, A's 2
Duensing allowed just two runs in six innings while striking out a season-high seven batters.
Hellickson pitched seven innings of one-run ball, allowing six hits and fanning six.
Highlights » Jonathan Herrera | Rockies 3, Mets 1
Herrera led off the eighth inning with a bunt single, moved to second on an error and eventually came around to score the go-ahead run on a passed ball.
Highlights » Jonathan Lucroy | Brewers 9, Cubs 5
Lucroy hit a solo shot and a three-run homer to back Mark Rogers' first career win.
Highlights » John Mayberry Jr. | Phillies 12, Reds 5
Mayberry went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and scored three runs as the Phillies battled back from two early deficits.
Highlights » Alexei Ramirez | White Sox 9, Yankees 6
Ramirez hit the third of four White Sox homers, giving his club a lead it would keep with his tiebreaking shot in the bottom of the seventh.
Highlights » Michael Saunders | Mariners 5, Indians 3
Saunders went 3-for-4 with a pair of two-run homers to power Seattle to a sixth consecutive win.
Highlights » Craig Stammen | Nationals 5, Braves 4
Stammen pitched two shutout innings, part of eight scoreless for Washington's bullpen, and earned the win in the 13-inning victory over Atlanta.
Highlights » Giancarlo Stanton | Marlins 12, D-backs 3
Stanton belted two homers, the first in a record-tying 10-hit, nine-run fourth inning for the Marlins, who totaled 20 hits on the night.
Highlights » Will Venable | Padres 3, Pirates 1
Venable had two RBIs as San Diego won for the 16th time in its past 19 games against Pittsburgh.
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